102 STAT. 2342
PUBLIC LAW 100-484—OCT. 13, 1988
Public Law 100-484 100th Congress Joint Resolution Oct. 13, 1988 [S.J. Res. 364]
To designate the week of October 2 through October 8, 1988, as "National Paralysis Awareness Week".
Whereas between 250,000 and 500,000 men, women, and children are currently victims of paralysis; Whereas 10,000 to 12,000 Americans experience traumatic injuries to the spinal cord each year; Whereas scientists and physicians worldwide are joining in the fight to find a cure for paralysis: Now, therefore, be it Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the week of October 2 through October 8, 1988, is designated as "National Paralysis Awareness Week", and the President is authorized and requested to issue a proclamation calling upon the people of the United States to observe such week with appropriate ceremonies and activities. Approved October 13, 1988.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—S.J. Res. 364: CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 134 (1988): Sept. 30, considered and passed Senate. Oct. 6, considered and passed House.